DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

The DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise is a Texas-based pizza business. The brand is known as the birthplace of the DoubleDave's Peproni Rolls and the home of the Philly Cheesesteak Stromboli. Since its founding in 1984, the brand has expanded to dozens of locations across Texas and Oklahoma. DoubleDave's began franchising in 1997. Since you'll be provided with support and training, you don't need prior restaurant experience. For those who don't have experience, a manager and assistant manager are key to helping you succeed. There are three different layouts: the legacy; big cheese; and millennial. The initial investment depends on the model that you choose.  

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DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Pizza is one of the most popular food options in the U.S. A brand to consider investing in is DoubleDave Pizzaworks. The brand was founded in 1984 and began franchising in 1997. Since then, the brand has expanded to dozens of locations across Texas and Oklahoma. The pizza business has always been about investing in people, creating opportunities, and fostering great corporate leadership. DoubleDave’s food starts with a custom-mixed, locally milled, proprietary flour recipe to create a perfectly crusty foundation for pizza pies, and the brand spreads a custom formulated blend of tomato sauce and spices, farm fresh from the heart of California tomato country. In addition to pizza, the brand's menu includes Peproni Rolls, Stromboli varieties, sandwiches, and desserts as well as a broad selection of salad greens, and local and regional craft beers or soft drinks. The brand stands out with one significant difference: it’s more than the Pizza—it’s the Pizzaworks!
In terms of the brand's culture, it has a cheeky brand personality, updated design, and fun atmosphere, which were created to bring back the classic pizza joint feel while remaining modern and relevant. The brand is committed to giving back to the local community by supporting school teams, clubs, and programs, and local charitable causes. DoubleDaves also participates in school lunch programs, has discounts for large employers, and often donates food for worthy causes. Franchisees benefit from strong support, community, and passion from the franchisor. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $132,500 to $556,500. This depends on the layout you choose. 



Company Details

Headquarters: Austin, TX 78736
International: No
Canada: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Founded: 1984
First franchise: 1997

Support and Training Offered By DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that's broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction. During that time, you'll learn everything you need to know about the business. This includes food preparation, marketing and advertising, hiring, and more. You will also be provided with social media and grand opening support. Support and training are ongoing.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Franchise.

What does a DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Franchise Cost?

DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise fees for 2024:

Initial investment: $132,500 - $556,500
Royality Fee: 5% -6% (depending on footprint)
Franchise fee: $15,000 - $25,000
Net Worth Requirement: $250,000
Cash Requirement: $85,000
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee

Is DoubleDave's Pizzaworks a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is DoubleDave's Pizzaworks a Home Based franchise?

No. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchisees make. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is DoubleDave's Pizzaworks a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is DoubleDave's Pizzaworks Looking for International franchisees?

No. DoubleDave's Pizzaworks franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see DoubleDave's Pizzaworks's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

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